New show bores audience, saves environment

A few TV manufacturers and broadcasters have joined forces to develop 10 minutes of boredom as a standard way of measuring energy use. Apparently energy consumption varies based on the genre so the clip combines all of them into one including soap operas, sports, and nature programs. It would be assumed that porn uses up the most energy and as a result we encourage everyone to cut back and go outside. You know, for the sake of the environment and all.

The clip will become an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard and will be used to measure the efficiency of TV’s world wide.

World’s most boring TV show to measure energy use [Reuters]